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SubjectRe: Thread implementations...
Richard Gooch writes:
> Dean Gaudet writes:
> > On Tue, 23 Jun 1998, Richard Gooch wrote:
> >
> > > What exactly do you mean "you're told when it completes"?
> >
> > You write/read a buffer, and control returns immediately. Some
> > unspecified time later, when the write/read completes, your program is
> > informed either via a completion port (NT), or via a function you passed
> > to the kernel (VMS).
> Can these NT completion ports multiple events from multiple FDs?

Make that: "Can these NT completion ports multiplex events from
multiple FDs?"

> > > Or you could use my library...
> >
> > I believe you said in a previous post that you don't care about NT.
> I don't care about it in the context of a solution for a UNIX
> system. If there is an NT solution, but it doesn't exist in UNIX, then
> it doesn't help me, or others who want to get the best out of their
> UNIX systems.

I should also say that I have no problem with making use of some
native NT mechanism where appropriate, *for NT*. My library makes the
best use of whatever the OS supplies.



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